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PFT CEO Ramki Sankarnarayanan releases official statement following Game of Thrones leak
12:00 pm PDT 17/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) was recently in the eye of the storm after some of their employees, both former and current, were arrested for the leak of  Game of Thrones  season 7 episode 4. Now, the founder and CEO of PFT Ramki Sankarnarayanan has released an official statement. Originally scheduled to stream on 7 August, the GOT S7  fourth episode was made available to the viewers three days prior, as a link with a Star India watermark appeared online. PFT immediately … Read More


HBO Spain mistakenly plays an hour of the sixth episode of ‘Game of Thrones’
4:30 pm PDT 16/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Controversies, snippets and news around the HBO series Game of Thrones doesn’t seem to be cease as yet another unaired episode has apparently been leaked. This time it is no one but HBO Spain themselves. Apparently, HBO Spain aired one hour of the sixth episode of Game of Thrones which is of 71 minutes. It did not take people much time to get hold of it and spread it all over the internet like wildfire. Spoilers ahead* Reddit has multiple … Read More


Freedom for Prime Focus Technology as employees who leaked GOT episode 4 of S7 get arrested!
11:00 am PDT 15/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus Technology will undoubtedly have a happy independence day today. Maharashtra police has tracked down the culprits responsible for leaking episode 4 of season 7 of blockbuster HBO series Game of Thrones with Star India water mark that happened 10 days ago. Police investigations done in Mumbai and Bangalore have shown that present and former employees of Prime Focus technology vendor for Star India were responsible for the leak. GOT airs in India on Star channels and its digital … Read More


‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ special episode to premiere on 4 September on PBS Kids
5:30 pm PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’s all new half hour special episode “King Daniel for the Day” will premiere on PBS Kids on 4 September. It will be followed by the launch of three additional grrr-iffic episodes of the Emmy nominated animated series from The Fred Rogers Company. In “King Daniel for the Day”, Daniel Tiger is curious about what it is like to be a king. There is only one way to find out and King Friday dubs Daniel “King for the Day!” on … Read More


POGO launches the biggest chase comedy of the year ‘Tik Tak Tail’
4:00 pm PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

POGO is all set to launch the biggest chase comedy of the year Tik Tak Tail. It is a fun-filled action packed entertainer about a cute rabbit and a ferocious tiger who are constantly on the run. It essentially tells the story of the unending attempts of a tiger to catch a rabbit and how the rabbit always outruns the tiger with his speed and smartness. But here is the twist in the ‘tail’… literally! Tik (the cute and colourful … Read More


Cartoon Network and Pogo will reach out to one million kids and showcase its new shows
4:50 pm PDT 11/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Turner India kick-starts its most-anticipated annual Cartoon Network and POGO School Contact Program (SCP), where it will be reaching out to close to 1 million kids, across the country. Having received an overwhelming response for more than a decade, this year’s edition promises students with a sneak peek into brand new shows on Cartoon Network and Pogo, character meet and greets, interactive and high-energy games, trivia, prizes and much more. With engaging themes, the highlight of both the SCPs will … Read More


Gali Gali Sim Sim to be dubbed in more than one Indian language
4:00 pm PDT 05/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

  With a reach of 14 million viewers, Galli Galli Sim Sim is watched on Doordarshan’s network of channels: DD National, DD Rajasthan, DD Uttar Pradesh, DD Bihar, DD Madhya Pradesh, DD Sahyadri and DD Girnar. Speaking at the launch of the ninth edition of the series, Doordarshan Director-General Supriya Sahu said Galli Galli Sim Sim “teaches children important life lessons like executive functioning skills, health and hygiene, prosocial behaviours and much more. We are glad to take forward our … Read More


DD kids all set to procure creative local content for proposed TV channel
3:45 pm PDT 04/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Doordarshan director-general Supriya Sahu has said that efforts were in progress to explore and procure creative local content that appeals not only to children but also to adults in the proposed DD Kids television channel.Sahu said that it was important that children should not be treated as a commodity to attract advertisements as was happening in some private channels and therefore the content has to be strong and specific to them. Speaking at the launch of the ninth edition of … Read More


‘Ranger Rob’ of Nelvana makes US debut on Sprout
11:30 am PDT 29/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a broadcast deal with Sprout, the preschool destination within NBC Universal Cable Entertainment’s Universal Kids network, to bring the adventures of its successful original series Ranger Rob to viewers across the U.S. The animated series’ first and second seasons, totalling 40 episodes, began airing 8 July, 2017 on Sprout. “We are thrilled to work with leading broadcaster Sprout and bring the wonder of Ranger Rob to audiences in the U.S.,” said Nelvana Enterprises head Pam Westman. “The series is all about igniting … Read More


‘The Adventures of Puss in Boots’ to stream fifth season today on Netflix
2:00 pm PDT 28/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The whackiest of the cats is back for a whole new set of shenanigans as DreamWorks’ The Adventures of Puss in Boots readies for its fifth season of the popular animated television series. The previous season concluded with the adorable Dulcinea battling it out with the demonic Bloodwolf to safeguard the peace and harmony of San Lorenzo. This time though, it’s a whole new ball game altogether. Puss, Dulcinea and the rest of the hoi polloi of San Lorenzo find themselves … Read More


Pogo all set to unleash magical new adventures of ‘Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz’
5:30 pm PDT 27/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Sparkling ruby red slippers beckon once again! Dorothy has been called upon to unleash her farmhouse feistiness, to take care of the magical world of Oz. POGO, Turner’s only-for-India, kids’ entertainment channel is all set to launch ‘Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz’, an all-new comedic fantasy series based on L. Frank Baum’s renowned classic. This latest original content from Warner Bros. Animation, promises viewers thrilling magical adventures, as Dorothy and her friends undertake their extraordinary royal duties! The new … Read More


DHX Media signs distribution deal with Virgin TV; licenses ‘Bob the Builder’, ‘Fireman Sam’ and 28 other titles
3:00 pm PDT 20/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

DHX Media, a leading global children’s content and brands company has announced a distribution deal with Virgin TV UK for streaming (SVOD) rights in the UK and Ireland, and linear rights for its Irish network, TV3 Ireland, for a total of 615 half-hours of content. DHX Media senior director of sales (Germany, Switzerland, France, UK digital and multi-territory digital) Wiebke Hoefer said, “We are thrilled to have signed our third and largest deal to date with Virgin TV, reinforcing our … Read More